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Tour of Flanders 2018 (Ghent City Centre Hotel - 1, 2, or 3 Nights)

30th March to 2rd April 2018

In 2017, The Muur van Geraardsbergen made its return and the start of the Ronde van Vlaanderen moved to Antwerp rather than Brugge. If you would like to book hospitality and a hotel stay then we offer the hotel Ibis Opera in Ghent city centre. The hotel is ideal to book for 1, 2 or 3 nights with our fantastic range of VIP and hospitality options including transport from Ghent to and from the hospitality areas to experience the Tour of Flanders in style.

VIP access and hospitality tickets to the 2018 Tour of Flanders:
We offer a variety of different experiences to suit different budgets. If you book 1, 2 or 3 a hotel nights at the NH Ghent hotel in Ghent city centre and purchase a VIP or hospitality experience with us then transport to and from the start and finish venue of your experience is included with your booking.
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About the Hotel:

★★★★ NH Hotel Gent – Tour of Flanders:
The NH Gent Belfort hotel puts leisure travellers right in the heart of the city. A 5-minute walk takes you to sights like the cathedral, castle and belfry, plus you’ve got all the bars and restaurants you need just outside the door.

Rooms vary in style – some have a classic look with soft carpets, while others have teamed a hardwood floor with contemporary colours.

Breakfast is served in the breakfast room, where waffles and pancakes feature among a long line-up of dishes.
You will stay here on bed and breakfast basis.

Planned itinerary for the 2018 event:

Friday 30th of March:
If you have chosen to join us for 3 nights and make a nice weekend in Ghent out of it then please make your way to the hotel NH Ghent Belfort in Ghent today.

Saturday 31st of April:
If you have chosen to join us for 2 nights then please make your way to the NH Ghent Belfort in Ghent today. If you arrived yesterday then after a leisurely breakfast, the beautiful town of Ghent is there for you to explore today.

Sunday 1st of April - Tour of Flanders Pro Race:
Today is the day of the Tour of Flanders Professional race. We offer various VIP and hospitality access options today. You can add these when you make your hotel booking. Based on which one you choose, we include transport from Ghent to either the start in Antwerp or to the location of the finish; Oudenaarde.

Option 1 – Antwerp and Oudenaarde transport:
You will have this transport included when you book the following hospitality options:

  • VIP Antwerp start – £129 per person
  • A day on the course in an official Tour of Flanders car – Price on request
  • VIP Bus Start to Finish – £519 per person
  • VIP Bus and 3 x Oude Kwaremont – £550 per person

We will set off very early to get to Antwerp and park near the location of the VIP start village. After watching the start we will move to Oudenaarde where you can stay, or take the free shuttle over to ‘de Oude Kwaremont’ – the last shuttle bus will leave from Oudenaarde at 12.30 (please note that we may not get back in time to catch the 12.30 cut off in which case you need to stay in Oudenaarde).

Daily schedule:

  1. Ghent to Antwerp – Collection at 06.00 from Ghent
  2. Antwerp to Oudenaarde – Collection from Antwerp at 11.00 to go to Oudenaarde
  3. Oudenaarde to Ghent at the end of the day – Collection at 18.30 from Oudenaarde

Option 2 – Ghent to Oudenaarde transport:
You will have this transport included when you book the following hospitality options:

  • 3 x Oude Kwaremont – £395 per person
  • Flanders Classics Club – £265 per person
  • VIP – Lunch stadhuis (town hall) Oudenaarde – £395

Daily schedule:

  1. Ghent to Oudenaarde – Collection from Ghent at 08.00
  2. Oudenaarde to Ghent at the end of the day – Collection at 18.30

We will take you to Oudenaarde from Ghent. There will be large TV screens, plentiful food, a bar, everything you need for a day at the bike races. There will also be a free shuttle to the Oude Kwaremont which runs until 12.30 where you will be able to see the riders of the men’s race come past 3 times. You will also get the chance to see the women’s 2017 Tour of Flanders, so impressively won by Lizzie Armistead last year.

Oudenaarde schedule of race day events:

  • 11.00: start of Tour of Flanders for women in the Oudenaarde marketplace
  • 12.25: Passage women on the Wolvenberg
  • 12.30: Passage Tour of Flanders men at the market in Oudenaarde
  • 13.10: Passage Eikenberg and Wolvenberg
  • 13.15: Passage cobblestone zone Ruiterstraat/Kerkgate
  • 14.45: Finish women at Minderbroedersstraat in Oudenaarde
  • 15.10: Passage men Koppenberg
  • 16.10: Finish men at Minderbroedersstraat in Oudenaarde

Monday 2nd of April:
Today is departure day so please check out of the hotel.

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3 nights – Friday 30/03, Saturday 31/03, Sunday 01/04:
£249 per person based on sharing a twin room on a bed and breakfast basis
£149 supplement per person for the sole occupancy of a room

2 nights – Saturday 31/03, Sunday 01/04:
£179 per person based on sharing a twin room on a bed and breakfast basis
£99 supplement per person for the sole occupancy of a room

1 night – Saturday night 31/03 only:
£109 per person based on sharing a twin room on a bed and breakfast basis
£49 supplement per person for the sole occupancy of a room

What’s Included:

  • 1, 2 or 3 nights on bed and breakfast basis at the hotel NH Ghent Belfort in central Ghent
  • Daily breakfasts
  • All hotel taxes
  • Transport to Antwerp or Oudenaarde if booked with hospitality

Available at additional cost:


HOW TO BOOK:

Bookings open soon
Please look here for our full booking conditions.

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Important Information:

Single travellers and twin to share:
We welcome single travellers on our tours and holidays as it is a great way to join a like-minded group of people and you will make lots of new friends. If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options.
A single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement then you can make use of our ‘twin to share’ option. We will pair you up with another traveller (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra.

General, visa, passport and health information:
For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page.General Travel and health Information for your destination is available on the FCO website. Please note that this information relates to UK passport holders only and that other nationalities should refer to their own authorities for this information.

Travel Insurance:
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in cycling events if you will be doing so. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

 

 

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